Cumulus Routing on the Host

Giving you freedom from layer 2 complexities

Install this enhanced Quagga package on the hosts to unify the data center with an all layer 3 fabric, enabling greater simplicity, flexibility and increased reliability.

Why choose Cumulus Routing on the Host

Modern data centers are increasingly adopting layer 3 Clos designs. With the Cumulus Networks Routing on the Host solution, customers can now configure hosts to participate in the layer 3 routing fabric.

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Reduce Complexity

Advertise host IP addresses directly into the routing domain — thus enabling IP mobility

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Discover simplicity

Configure hosts to participate in the layer 3 routing fabric like the rest of your network

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Increase reliability

Have an unlimited number of leaf switches attached to a node for increased redundancy & reliability

What you get with Cumulus Routing on the Host

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Easy install

Simply install the Quagga package onto the host to instantly unify the data center with an all layer 3 fabric.

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Standard IP protocols

Use standard IP protocols like OSPF or BGP to enable IP mobility

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Improve capacity

Reduce bandwidth to a host by 1/N, instead of the standard 50%

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Anycast load balancing

There's no need to deploy expensive external load balancers

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Get started today. Download the free, community-supported Cumulus Routing on the Host package.

Want to try Cumulus Linux for free? Check out Cumulus VX.

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